Definition of aerotropolis in English:

aerotropolis

noun

  • A city or urban area centered around an airport.

    • ‘the planned development of an aerotropolis at the international airport’

Pronunciation

aerotropolis

/ˌerəˈträp(ə)ləs/ /ˌɛrəˈtrɑp(ə)ləs/

Origin

1930s (originally referring to the concept of a skyscraper that would incorporate a rooftop airfield and other airport facilities): blend of aero- and metropolis.